Biodiesel Quality

July 08, 2014

Opinion: The fuel quality and tank design disconnect

BY Paul Nazzaro People rarely notices fuel storage tanks, nor does the consumer think about how fuel quality could be impacted by tank design. To appreciate what may be happening to these systems, we need to understand how the petroleum supply chain functions. READ MORE

July 07, 2014

Aemetis biodiesel receives US EPA approval, EU ISCC certification

BY Aemetis Inc. Aemetis Inc. announced that it has received EPA approval for the issuance of D4 RINs upon the importation into the U.S. of biodiesel produced from waste fats and oils. The fuel also recently earned the EU's ISCC Category 2 certification. READ MORE

June 23, 2014

Biodiesel supplier Targray earns BQ-9000 Marketer certification

BY Ron KotrbaBiodiesel supplier Targray announced this month it has achieved BQ-9000 Marketer certification through the National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission. The company markets biodiesel to both U.S. and Canadian fuel industries. READ MORE

June 17, 2014

Coffee biodiesel properties differ little despite varieties used

BY Ron KotrbaTwenty different geographically sourced coffees, including regular and decaf and Robusta and Arabica types, were used to make various biodiesel samples that were then tested for fuel properties. The end result was little variation. READ MORE

June 11, 2014

Methes Energies selects Genscape as biodiesel RIN QAP provider

BY Methes Energies International Ltd. Methes Energies has selected Genscape as its QAP provider for biodiesel RIN verification. Genscape's program is registered with EPA and ensures Methes' RINs will maintain a high standard for quality and reliability while providing flexibility. READ MORE

May 30, 2014

Methes Energies earns BQ-9000 status, closes public offering

BY Ron KotrbaMethes Energies International received its BQ-9000 Producer and Marketer accreditation recently from the NBAC. The firm also recently announced the closing of its underwritten public offering of 2.5 million registered shares of its common stock. READ MORE

May 28, 2014

Inside NBB: Participate in ASTM: You can have a role in biodiesel standards

BY NBB Unlike many other global standards development organizations, ASTM's decentralized committee system, open forum, and administrative framework allow for anyone interested in a particular area to participate. READ MORE

May 27, 2014

Inside NBB: Voluntary BQ-9000 programs pay off for participants, industry

BY NBB When U.S. biodiesel production began to take off in 2005, the industry quickly became familiar with fuel quality issues. The BQ-9000 programs have since been a major contributor to the now-phenomenal fuel quality we expect from commercial suppliers. READ MORE

May 01, 2014

Wilks launches new website with application-specific measurements

BY Wilks The site features a tab format making it easy to access technical and reference information including application notes, white papers, videos and published articles to assist customers in selecting the right product for their analysis requirements. READ MORE